Ms. Schaeffer is responsible for providing training, coaching, and professional development to Veterans Forward clients looking for new positions in many different career fields. She also facilitates the Veterans Job Search Work Team which serves as a project management group for job seeking veteran clients. Mrs. Schaeffer’s Marine Corps service, grassroots background, and passion for community advocacy has prepared her to handle the unique challenges that many of our job seeking veterans face. She stresses the value of having a strong core message and well developed job search plan. She also uses her experience in hiring, training, and staff development to help clients improve upon their professional image, interview skills, and communication skills, which better prepares these veterans to demonstrate their ability to meet the challenges of today’s civilian workforce.